Minna Keinänen-Toivola, Ph.D.
+358 44 710 3063
Safe and resource efficient small ports in Finland, Åland and Sweden
01.11.2016 – 31.12.2019
€2 727 225
€2 045 419
Step by Step 1: Check list before departure
Step by Step 2: Preparing for bad weather sailing
Step by Step 3: Voyage and route planning
Step by Step 4: Entering a harbour and docking
Step by Step 5: In a harbour
Step by Step 6: Anchoring
Step by Step 7: Man overboard
Step by Step 8: Boat fire
Step by Step 9: Grounding
Step by Step 10: Good seamanship
PortMate playlist on YouTube
Safe approach videos show the boaters a safe way to approach PortMate small ports. Videos for the small ports in Rauma, Finland are ready and published in YouTube. Videos for the PortMate small ports in Åland and Sweden will be published by the end of September 2019.
PortMate Online Short Courses are brief courses for boaters, other small port visitors and small port operators. Short courses cover themes both of the project’s main themes: safety and resource efficiency.
How to don an immersion suit and a life vest?
How to get into water safely; the HELP position and the huddling position?
How to turn a life raft and how to get on a life raft?
How weather conditions at sea can suddenly change?
Route and voyage planning for boaters.
How to use distress handflare and smoke signal?
How to call for help when you are at sea?
How to plan a safe route and how to act safely while sailing?
How can port visitors improve resource efficiency of small ports?
How to you improve the sustainability of your port? Solar energy might be the answer!
Safety is a major theme for PortMate.
In this series, PortMate presents critical situations that boaters can face while sailing
The resource efficiency of small ports is important for both boaters and port owners.
In this video, PortMate presents an introduction to the planning, purchase and installations of photovoltaic systems (PV) in small ports
Meeting a ship at the fairway can be dangerous: learn what to do!
Rocks and shallow water are among the main risks you can face while boating
What you can do when there is a man overboard?
City of Rauma
Kökar Havspaviljong Ab
Municipality of Sottunga
Municipality of Söderhamn
Municipality of Gävle
Welcome to the PortMate Final Conference in Rauma!
You are very welcome to join us for the Central Baltic PortMate final conference in Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Merikoulu Campus (Rauma, Finland) on Thursday September 12th 2019 at 10:00-15:30.
The project team will present the results achieved in the PortMate pilot small ports as well as release the www.portmate.eu webtool. In addition, a variety of other Central Baltic small port projects are introduced.
The conference is free of charge.
Who? Central Baltic PortMate project
What? PortMate Final Conference
When? Thursday 12th September 2019, 10:00-15:30
See you in Rauma!
Welcome to our workshop in Mariehamn on 17th October!
The workshop “Smart sailing towards safer and greener small ports” includes expertise from both PortMate and other Central Baltic projects: MASAPO, Smart Marina and St Olav Waterway. The workshop is free of charge and will be held in Swedish and English. See more information on the leaflet by clicking the picture.
Fill in the e-form to register by 8th of October: https://elomake.samk.fi/lomakkeet/8359/lomake.html
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/338544663557436/
See you in Mariehamn!
Who? Central Baltic PortMate project
What? PortMate workshop “Smart Sailing towards safer and greener small ports”
Where? Åland University of Applied Sciences, auditorium at northern campus ”Högskolan Norra” (Neptunigatan 17, Mariehamn, Åland)
When? Wednesday October 17th 2018 at 13.00–16.30
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